Monumento Jorge Juan

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  • Address: Plaza España, 3, 03660 Novelda, Alicante, Spain
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  • Tags: Landmark, Monument, Family And Kids

A visit to Monumento Jorge Juan is an excellent opportunity to know about the famous Spanish scientist and engineer Jorge Juan Santacilia. He was counted among the most important Spanish modernist and this building was constructed as a tribute to his findings and achievements. At Monumento Jorge Juan, you will find numerous transcripts and documentaries that will give you detailed accounts of his discoveries and inventions. Among his most famous works is the measurement of the terrestrial median length that proved that the Earth is slightly flattened at its poles.

How to Reach Monumento Jorge Juan

  • Bus Alicante- Hellin/ Benidorm- Madrid/ Denia- Madrid/ Hellin- Alicante/ Madrid- Benidrom/ Madrid- Campoamor to stop Novelda

  • Monumento Jorge Juan Address: Plaza España, 3, 03660 Novelda, Alicante, Spain
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  • El 5 de enero de 1713 nació en Novelda Jorge Juan Santacilia, que llegó a ser uno de los personajes científicos más importantes de la España ilustrada del siglo XVIII. La Casa-Museo Modernista de Novelda conserva actualmente una importante colección documental original del insigne marino y científico español.

  • Monumento homenaje a Jorge Juan y Santacilia, ingeniero naval y centífico español que midió la longitud del meridiano terrestre demostrando que la Tierra está achatada en los polos. Nació en Novelda (ALICANTE).

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